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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Shocking gang rape of girl, 8,

POLICE are investigating the gang rape of an eight-year-old girl on troubled Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Newman to end poll 'intimidation'

THEIR relationship was 'rocky'. During one fight he broke her cheek. During the last, he killed her in an act of 'plain savagery'.

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9 hrs ago | International Business Times

UFO Sightings: Commercial Pilot Captures Photo of UFO in Caloundra, Queensland

An experienced commercial pilot was left baffled last Good Friday, April 18, after witnessing and capturing an image of a mysterious in-flight object over Caloundra in Queensland, Australia .

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13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Would you pay a random person to taxi you around?

On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

ABC News

Chemical blaze forces evacuation in Bundaberg

A primary school and more than 50 businesses and homes were evacuated in Bundaberg in southern Queensland after a large chemical fire destroyed a commercial building.

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NEWS.com.au

Queenslander who led the charge

THE first line in the bloody chapter of Australian history that is Gallipoli, was written by a Queenslander - Lieutenant Duncan Chapman.

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ABC News

Memorial held for murdered Rockhampton schoolgirl

A memorial service has been held to remember nine-year-old Keyra Steinhardt who was murdered in Rockhampton in central Queensland 15 years ago.

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USA Today

Who wore it best - Mindy or Kate?

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Townsville Bulletin

Grand designs for port precinct

A concept drawing of what the port land precinct along the banks of Ross Creek could look like when fully developed.

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NEWS.com.au

Boy from Oz is big ... in Korea

HE IS the Aussie superstar with fame, a gruelling schedule and adoring fans. But Jason Jang lacks one thing - the rock star pay packet.

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International Business Times

Queensland Teen Alyssa Azar to Reach Mt. Everest Summit Despite 'Deadly Avalanche'

Doctors expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standby near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Yahoo!

$28 b 'hole' in Qld asset sale plan: Labor

Labor says it has found a $28 billion hole in the Newman government's proposal to pay down Queensland's debt.

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ABC News

Cyclone Ita fallout fails to deter Easter holiday-makers in north Queensland

A peak Queensland tourism group says there were strong visitor numbers in the state's north over the Easter holidays, as the clean-up after Tropical Cyclone Ita continues.

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Wyo. continues Linc review amid Australia charges

State officials say they're not yet privy to the details of any environmental problems a company seeking to experiment with underground coal gasification in Wyoming allegedly caused with a similar project in Australia.

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NEWS.com.au

Alyssa risks all to reach the top

A LAWYER who is divorcing her bikie husband has failed to stop their family home from being frozen by the state as proceeds of his alleged meth trafficking.

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ABC News

ABC Rural Report for Queensland, Monday 21st of April 2014

Bridget Fitzgerald In the face of a chronic skills shortage across agriculture, Dairy Australia is pushing for widened access to the temporary 457 foreign working visa.

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Switched

Alleged Dognapping Caught On Video

Police in Vancouver, B.C., are investigating an alleged dognapping after a woman was filmed running out of a tattoo parlor with an employee's French bulldog.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABC News

Chocolate farming: Couple hopes cocoa plantation will reap sweet rewards in far north Queensland

Farmers in far north Queensland are adapting to tougher competition by introducing new crops, with one couple planning to open a chocolate factory supplied by their cocoa tree plantation.

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ABC News

Man fronts court over woman's murder in Cairns in far north Queensland

A man has appeared in the Cairns Magistrates Court in far north Queensland charged with murdering a woman in the city's southern suburbs.

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NEWS.com.au

Drunken mob riot at bush pub

THE owner of a Queensland outback pub has told how she spent a terrifying hour fearing for her life after a drunken mob armed with rocks and iron bars started a riot early Sunday morning.

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